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Hashemian Named to Nuclear Advisory Committee

Hash Hashemian, an adjunct professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, was recently named to the US Department of Commerce Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee.

The committee was established in 2008 to help advise the department on the development and administration of efforts related to making the US nuclear industry more competitive.

“Maintaining US leadership in the nuclear industry is critical to our country’s economic vitality and to global efforts to combat climate change,” said Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. “[The committee] is a valuable mechanism for private sector representatives to contribute to policy discussions and work with government leaders to create the conditions that will strengthen US competitiveness in this sector.”

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